Definition of Khalka
1. Noun. The Mongol people living in the central and eastern parts of Outer Mongolia.
2. Noun. The language of the Khalkha that is the official language of the Mongolian People's Republic.
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Literary usage of Khalka
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels of Rolando; or, A tour round the world by Anne Bowman (1854)
"The Khalka Tents.—Chase of the Wild Horse.—The City ol the Wilderness.—The Atta.uk of the Tiger.—The Wolves.—The Great Wall. KI-CHAN was provided with ..."
2. The History of China by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1898)
"Galdan was now more indifferent to appearances than he had ever been before, and he openly declared that he aimed at the destruction of the Khalka ..."
3. Narratives of the mission of George Bogle to Tibet, and of the journey of by George Bogle, Clements R. Markham, Thomas Manning (1876)
"The present seat of the Taranath Lama, in the Khalka country, is an immense monastery, with more than ten thousand monks, at Urga Kuren, on the Tula river, ..."
4. A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1900)
"He offered all Khalka fugitives free lands and shelter within the ... over the whole of the Khalka tribes, and that they should be appointed by himself. ..."
5. A Short History of China: An Account for the General Reader of an Ancient by Demetrius Charles de Kavanagh Boulger (1893)
"He offered all Khalka fugitives free lands and shelter ... be two chiefs over the whole of the Khalka tribes, and that they should be appointed by himself. ..."
6. Narratives of the Mission of George Bogle to Tibet: And of the Journey of by Clements Robert Markham, George Bogle, Thomas Manning (1879)
"The present seat of the Taranath Lama, in the Khalka country, ... 1 This name is derived from the river itinerary from Lhasa to Urga, giving Khalka. ..."
7. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1852)
"He brought the supreme Pontiff to bear upon the enemy, and in order to break the connexion between Khalka nationality and its representative, decreed, ..."
8. The Native Races of the Russian Empire by Robert Gordon Latham (1854)
"They also occupy the watershed northwards—so that the Desert of Gobi is Khalka. The outline of this division is imperfectly known, it being only certain ..."